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ITR: ‘Lite’ e-filing facility launched for taxpayers

ITR: ‘Lite’ e-filing facility launched for taxpayers

Finance
New Delhi: A 'lite' e-filing facility was launched by the Income Tax department on Thursday to facilitate easy and quick filing of returns by taxpayers. The facility was operatlionalised on the official portal of the department: https://www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in. "The Income Tax department is launching 'e-Filing Lite', a lighter version of e-Filing portal with a focus on filing of Income Tax Return (ITR) by the taxpayers," the department said in a public advisory. "The same can be accessed by clicking 'e-Filing Lite' button in home page. The current e-Filing portal having all the services can be accessed by clicking on 'Portal Login' button," it added. A senior official said a new tab for 'lite' was provided on the web portal and once registered taxpayers log in their page, they wil...
All 7 ITR forms released for e-filing

All 7 ITR forms released for e-filing

Finance
NEW DELHI: The Income Tax Department today launched and activated all the seven ITR forms for e-filing by taxpayers, after more than a month of them being notified. The Central Board of Direct Taxes had notified the new Income Tax Return forms for the assessment year 2018-19 on April 5. "All ITRs for AY 2018-19 are now available for e-filing," the department said in a statement. The tax department has launched the ITR forms gradually since April 5 as the taxpayers have been looking forward to file their returns before the stipulated deadline of July 31. All seven ITRs are to be filed electronically on the official web portal of the department -https://www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in - except for some category of taxpayers, the CBDT had said. The new ITR forms mandate the salaried class as...